CyberLink has followed through on its promises and added temperature detection to its FaceMe facial recognition platform. The company first indicated that it planned to introduce the feature back in June, when it released a separate update that allowed FaceMe to identify people who are wearing masks.
Temperature detection is being delivered with infrared thermal imaging technology. Both the thermal imaging and the mask detection utilities are intended to help track the spread of COVID-19. The former can help identify people who may be infected, while the latter can spot those who are not complying with the recommended (or required) health and safety guidelines.
The new FaceMe will notify venue management if it does find someone with a fever. That will give staff the opportunity to take the appropriate response. The system will do the same if someone is not wearing a mask, or if that mask is not being worn properly.
“We have seen a surge in demand for technology that enables a touchless day-to-day life and temperature checks have become a vital tool to protect the health and safety of individuals,” said CyberLink CEO Jau Huang. “These new features are designed to accommodate this new world and facilitate a smooth transition for businesses to reopen with complete confidence.”
FaceMe can be deployed for surveillance and access control in a wide variety of connected devices. The technology recently appeared in the Sentry Health Kiosk from Municipal Parking Services, and it has also been licensed for LILIN’s NAV Facial Recognition Recorder.
July 30, 2020 – by Eric Weiss